Ann R. Benedict

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Ann R. Benedict, 87, of Montague, passed away on Monday, Feb. 18 at the Newton Medical Center.

She was a Postal Worker for the United States Postal Service in Hackensack.

The daughter of the late Michael and Rose (Villanella) Azzato, she was born on Jan. 2, 1932 in Lodi.

She was preceded in death by her life companion Madge Dillon on Sept. 2, 2015.

Ann leaves behind her sister, Virginia DeBlasio and her husband Harry, sister-in-law, Diane Dillon.

She is also survived by, Michael DePeri, Gary DeBlasio, Gail Gortese, Annette Schneider, Charles DePeri, Rosalind Caserta, Rosmary Azzato, Joanne Grieco, Victor D’Angelo, Patsy D’Angelo, Margaret D’Angelo, Rose D’Angelo, Tara Dillon, Kerri Dillon, Phil Dillon, Chris Dillon, Bob Dillon, Erin Dillon, and many great nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford Street in Milford, Pennsylvania on Thursday, Feb. 21, with Rev. Wayne Varga officiating.

Arrangements made by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford St., Milford, Pennsylvaina, (

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